George Ellis PUTNEY
PUTNEY, George Ellis, physician; born at Cumberland, R.I., Jan. 1, 1846; educated in public and private schools, Rhode Island and Boston, graduating from Harvard Medical School, 1876. Began practice of medicine, 1876; served one year in Boston City Hospital; was assistant physician at state almshouse, Tewksbury, Mass. Came west in 1884. President board of education, Royalton, Minn., 6 years; ex-treasurer of Royalton. Republican. Baptist. Member American and Minnesota State Medical associations, Crow River Valley Medical Society, Boylston Medical Society of Harvard University. Mason; member Knights of Pythias, A.O.U.W., M.B.A. and M.W.A. Married at Exeter, N.H., Nov.7, 1878, to Miss Arrietta M. Davis. Address: Paynesville, Minn.
The Book of Minnesotans; a biographical dictionary of leading living men of the state of Minnesota (1907), edited by Albert Nelson Marquis. [p. 416]
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